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Nov 20, 2012 7:00pm PST
it and then again neither would he. >> jennifer: fierce fighting continued in israel and gaza today while leaders from both sides met in cairo to discuss putting an end to the bloodshed. egyptian president mohamud morsi is overseeing the talks and he has become the central figure in the delicate negotiations. morsi was at his sister's funeral today but he did issue a statement saying israeli aggression would end today. tuesday. at the end of the day the two sides still had not reached agreement. a hamas official told reuters they had come close but the talks "must wait until tomorrow." now this is morsi's real debut on the world stage. he rose from his position as head of the engineering department at a cairo university to become president of egypt last year. it's really an intriguing story. morsi replaced, as you know, president hosni mubarak who had been in power for three decades and was one of israel's few allies in the region and morsi ran as the muslim brotherhood's candidate and he promised to implement islamic law. bu
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Nov 26, 2012 5:00pm PST
-like and pragmatic role in brokering a cease-fire between israel and hamas. but on the domestic front it was viewed by many as a power grab as morsi faced accusations that he was trying to turn himself into the new mubarak. president morsi assumed total legislative power. in a fumble decree last week morsi unilaterally declared that the decisions he made would not be subject to appeal in any court or oversight by any authority, granting him nearly dictataldictate really power today after meeting with the judge the supreme judicial court morsi agreed to narrow the scope of his decree. joining me now is aaron david miller former middle eastern adviser for democratic and republican administrations. thank you for joining us. >> a pleasure. >> eliot: so was this a power grab or was it smart to keep the courts from derailing the egyptian move to democracy. >> i think it was both. morsi clearly faced challenges. many of these judges are mubarak holdovers, determined to create common balance. any judiciary would in a democracy, to ascribe to the my way or the highway approach. morsi was testing to see what
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Nov 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >> eliot: fascinating development in israel where the prime minister olmert said that he supports it. does that mean they're moving towards meaningful peace negotiations. >> there is an election coming up in israel. what has been missing in past elections is the peace center or left. as they formed a new party this week, if they're going to play that role, either can challenge the incumbent government or moderate its stance and try to se
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Nov 26, 2012 9:00pm PST
the hoosier twins. i say james cunningham, the ambassador to iraq, was to israel. james cunningham. susan rice, from fantasy to reality, i say in reality the likely choice will be susan rice for this job. the secretary of defense you had a hoosier in the secretary of defense. i do see duke lugar here. you think that he will cross the aisle, the president will go for a republican secretary of defense? >> he could go for olympia snow, who was on the intelligence committee. you could put snow over at defense. i think john kerry has a strong case to make for defense. putting a republican, it works with bob gates it could work again. >> william cohen too. >> absolutely. >> bob kerry for you joe tell me about bob kerry. he lost in the senate race. they owe him a favor? >> they owe him big time. if indiana is going to be the bread basket of the cabinet members, i say let's go outside that particular box. bob kerry of nebraska, war veteran, knows what it's like to be in combat, kind of an innovative thinker president of the new school in new york, very creative outside the box kind of guy to the point
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Nov 26, 2012 3:00am PST
mentioned this compromise in gaza. there is a lot of debate israel saying we didn't agree to that and the hamas saying oh yes, you did, but how far the fishermen can go and about -- >> yeah. >> bill: so is this going to hold? >> it is holding so far. they are having incidents on both sides, and the palestinians are pressing it. now the fishermen are going six miles, the israelis are letting them. there is some farmland in dispute. >> bill: but no more rockets are being fired, huh? >> there have been a couple of rockets fired, but no killings in the last 24 hours. and what you are seeing is both sides seem to be saying they won. and hamas has emerged as a genuine force, one that people are staying they are going to have to be involved any negotiations in the future. >> bill: which creates a problem for those who have not recognized hamas has ledge it mate. >> right. in a power struggle. >> bill: on the 29th of november, president hasbas goes to the united nations seeking to be a state. >> as an observer state. not admitted to the un, but a step away fr
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Nov 26, 2012 6:00am PST
in the middle east. >> we'll give you the benefit of the doubt and sorry the war going on in israel sort of distracted us from the attack in benghazi. >> stephanie: yeah. the benghazi scandal is like linus' blanket. >> they're not going to give it up. >> they're going to hang on to that thing until they hope they can get it to walk on their own. >> you know, whenever anybody in the c.i.a. was trying to protect people because of security reasons and they were blocking things out on reports and the bush administration, that was fine. they adjust the talking points a little bit. and all of a sudden, it is a huge scandal. >> stephanie: we're on to the 2016 campaign. >> is there any reason other than to go down on a corn dog. >> stephanie: corn dog fellatio follies. >> stephanie: you talked about his love of rap. people forget -- he said people forget how dominant public enemy became in the mid-80s. no one talks about how transformative they were. directly contradict public enemy rapped about. why hasn't he punched you in the
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